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  • Independence Day celebrations

    Gloucester and Mathews both have July 4th celebrations set for Friday. Gloucester Point Beach Park will be available for a day of swimming, fishing and boating, capped off by the annual fireworks display from Yorktown at 9:15 p.m. over the York River...
  • Some Independence Day fireworks affected by storm

    Some Independence Day fireworks affected by storm
    Officials across Hampton Roads are waiting to see if fireworks shows will have to be canceled or postponed as a hurricane, previously a tropical storm on Wednesday, tracks up the East Coast. As of Thursday, at least one Peninsula fireworks show had been...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Cited for abuse, Wojcik might lose CAA basketball job at Charleston

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: The Colonial Athletic Association might be losing a head coach soon. The College of Charleston’s investigation of embattled Doug Wojcik exposed dozens of examples of him lashing out at players with obscenities,...
  • Thursday's multi-sport local roundup: Big sixth propels Pilots to fifth win in row; Tides' skid hits three

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: Southern Indiana's Kyle Kempf batted 4-for-5 as the Peninsula Pilots (9-4) extended their winning streak to five, bouncing back from a two-run deficit to defeat the Fayetteville SwampDogs 6-2 Thursday night at War...
  • Attention Hampton Roads book and poetry lovers!

    Attention Hampton Roads book and poetry lovers!
    As usual, there are lots of choices in and around Hampton Roads this week for those who want to attend poetry readings or other events. Poetry On Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m., Poquoson’s Bill Glose and Claudia Gary from the Washington, D.C. area...
  • $110,850: Custodial work at Yorktown waterfront

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. Riverwalk Landing is the crown jewel of the county's $24 million revitalization of the...
  • Hampton Roads authors keeping busy

    Hampton Roads authors keeping busy
    Hampton Roads writers are prolific. Every month in the Daily Press newsroom, we receive information on a number of new releases to share with our readers. Here’s a look at several titles from the past few months. “The Private War of...
  • Garden experts offer tips on growing great veggies, especially tomatoes

     Garden experts offer tips on growing great veggies, especially tomatoes
    While April showers bring May flowers, the month of May is the official start of the season for warm-weather crops like tomatoes and peppers. Why May? By the time Memorial Day rolls around, May's soil is toasty warm, a condition that tomatoes and...
  • Gay marriage crowds chant, cheer their sides outside 4th Circuit

    Gay marriage crowds chant, cheer their sides outside 4th Circuit
    RICHMOND - Hundreds rallied outside the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday morning as attorneys argued both sides of Virginia's potential landmark gay marriage case. Richmond police reported no problems. The two sides - those hoping Virginia's...
  • Governor's rail safety task force to meet

    Virginia's secretaries of transportation and public safety will co-chair a new task force on railroad safety, and it will meet for the first time early next month, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday. McAuliffe created the task force in the wake...
  • Cheatham Annex celebrates 71 years of service to fleet, family and fighters

    Cheatham Annex celebrates 71 years of service to fleet, family and fighters
    WILLIAMSBURG – It sits in a corner of York County, just off Route 199, next to the York River in the heart of the “Historic Triangle”—Yorktown, Williamsburg and Jamestown. The land is rich in history, from the first settlers in the...